- Marks Brenmiller’s entrance into the Indian market, the world’s 5th largest economy
- Solar-powered bGen™ thermal energy storage systems will help India transition to a 50% renewable energy supply by 2030
Brenmiller Energy Ltd. ("Brenmiller", "Brenmiller Energy” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: BNRG, TASE: BNRG), a clean energy company that provides Thermal Energy Storage (“TES”) systems to global industrial and utility markets, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with Waaree Energies Ltd. (“Waaree”), India’s largest manufacturer of solar panels, to implement bGen™ TES in India. This announcement marks Brenmiller’s entrance into the Indian market, adding to the Company’s growing global presence including Israel, Europe, and the U.S.
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Left to Right: Tal Tutnauer, Business Development Director & Doron Brenmiller, Chief Business Officer from Brenmiller Energy; Dinesh Kumar Gupta, Abhishek Shah & Rajesh Sharma, Chief Growth Officer from Waaree (Photo: Business Wire)
Under the terms of the MoU, Brenmiller and Waaree will jointly explore, develop, and deploy solar-powered TES systems in India, subject to entry into a definitive agreement.
Brenmiller’s award-winning bGen TES system is a mature, scalable, and cost-effective solution that enables 24/7 renewable management for industrial processes and power production. The bGen can store energy in the form of heat for minutes, hours, or days, and produce steam, hot water, or hot air on demand. In addition to decarbonization, Brenmiller’s TES technology provides critical reliability and protection from renewable intermittency and fluctuations in energy market prices.
“We’ve seen a massive uptick in demand for our TES systems in response to climate-forward policies, rising energy costs, and challenges to reliability,” said Avi Brenmiller, president and Chief Executive Officer of Brenmiller. “Our team is thrilled to collaborate with Waaree to bring bGen TES to India’s industrial and utility markets.”
"In India, steam and other high-temperature processes for industrials are primarily powered by coal, accounting for roughly 25 percent of India's carbon emissions," said Hitech Doshi, chairman of Waaree. "We are focused on helping large industrial corporations, including beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical, paper manufacturers, and more, to help them meet ambitious ESG goals. Partnering with Brenmiller to deploy its innovative thermal energy storage technology will enable us to significantly reduce dependence on fossil fuels."
About Waaree Energies Ltd.
Waaree Energies Ltd. is the flagship company of Waaree Group, founded in 1989 with headquarters in Mumbai, India. Waaree Energy is today one of the largest vertically integrated new energy companies. It has India's largest Solar panel manufacturing capacity of 12GW at its plants in Chikhli, Surat and Umbergaon in Gujarat and is a top player in EPC Services, Project Development, Solar Rooftop Solutions, Solar Inverters, and Solar Water Pumps. It is also an Independent Power Producer. Waaree has a presence in over 388 locations nationally and 20 countries internationally. The company has supplied 6+GW of solar modules and commissioned 1+ GW of solar EPC projects.
About Brenmiller Energy Ltd.
Brenmiller Energy delivers scalable thermal energy storage solutions and services that allow customers to cost-effectively decarbonize their operations. Its patented bGen thermal storage technology enables the use of renewable energy resources, as well as waste heat, to heat crushed rocks to very high temperatures. They can then store this heat for minutes, hours, or even days before using it for industrial and power generation processes. With bGen, organizations have a way to use electricity, biomass and waste heat to generate the clean steam, hot water and hot air they need to mold plastic, process food and beverages, produce paper, manufacture chemicals and pharmaceuticals or drive steam turbines without burning fossil fuels. For more information visit the company’s website at https://bren-energy.com/ and follow the company on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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“We’ve seen a massive uptick in demand for our TES systems in response to climate-forward policies, rising energy costs, and challenges to reliability,” said Avi Brenmiller, president and Chief Executive Officer of Brenmiller.